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71 at the airport right there. the humidity is 96%. there could be some thunderstorms popping up this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes first we say good morning to sarah. >> good to see you back. we have closures along light street at lombard. things are shut down because of the water main break. 61 on the north side of the beltway. not tracking any delays on 70 in towards the beltway. a nice start on 70 at the airport. looking good on 295 as well. looking good as you travel down towards the capital beltway. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is 895 and everything
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moving well. 50 at 424. getting word of some police activity. it does not appear to be impacting traffic. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the latest on the theater shootings in colorado. today the suspected gunman will appear before a judge. >> president obama was among those offering words of comfort. >> hallie jackson joins us live with the latest on the story. good morning. >> the message to those struggling to understand is to focus on the victims appeared remember them. balloons floated skyward at a
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vigil to remember 12 people killed in colorado. the young this was just 6 years old. ♪ ♪ i once was lost >> family members met with net met who flew to colorado. >> i come to them not so much as president as i do as a father and as a husband. >> his visit came less than a day before the suspect appears in court. >> after he has felt the full force of our justice system will be remembered are the good people who were impacted by this tragedy. >> as night fell, so did the rain. so many candles burned brightly. >> out of this darkness a brighter day is going to come. >> mitt romney opened his
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fundraiser in california with a moment of silence and said obama's visit to colorado was the right thing. >> the shooting changed the tone of the presidential campaign. >> both candidates seem to back off over the weekend. both candidates pulled their negative ads over the weekend. >> officials are voicing their opinions on the issue. nadia ramdass is live with our big story. good morning. >> maryland's lieutenant governor is also setting off on the issue. the lieutenant governor said tragedies like the one in colorado are reasons to re-elect
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at gun laws around the country and in maryland. marylan brown says it is a good standard to follow. >> i don't think you'll ever be able to prevent someone from acquiring a got lawfully and going on and do something unlawful. but applying standards will help filter out a bad actors from owning and possessing guns. >> the suspected gunman in the colorado massacre bought the weapons he allegedly used legally. live in downtown baltimore, nadia ramdass. >> we have continuing coverage of the colorado shooting on our website, you can read more to what president obama said to the aurora community.
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>> police are awaiting the result of an autopsy. the decomposed body of a woman was found in north baltimore saturday morning. the apartment is south of johns hopkins university appeared the autopsy results should be released sometime this week. new rules for abortion clinics in maryland. clinics will not have to pay $5,000 for a three-year license. >> ray lahood will be in baltimore letter today to make a big announcement for funding to improve transit service. elijah cummings will be there at 1:30. we'll have complete details at 11 news and
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we are four days away before the opening ceremonies for the olympics. the torch bearer said she was not afraid of falling. the torch will go to a number of landmarks around london. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what are you looking forward to most about the 2012 london olympics? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> she said she wasn't afraid. >> the ncaa set to punish penn state. >> what school officials are doing to soften the blow. >> this is the beltway at belair road.
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forecast for the rest of the week. >> the ncaa will announce its sanctions against penn state university later today. top university officials buried child sex abuse allegations against jerry sandusky. the school statue of joe paterno was removed yesterday. at least 11 people are dead after a massive traffic accident last night. it happened north of corpus christi. a pickup truck slammed into a tree. customsion's and officials are investigating the crash. >> fatal car crashes happened less often in big cities.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the major roadways are shaping up fine. we have closures on light street because of water main repairs. closures and mount royal leftover from artscape. 58 on the north side. not bad on the west side past baltimore national pike. 10 minutes on southbound 95 for the beltway southwest's to 32. five minutes to travel south of 95 from the 895 split to the fort mchenry. here's a quick live look at traffic. we switch over to traffic on 50 at 424. there is some police activity
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off to the side but may attract some attention as you travel west. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to dave allen. >> the 61, 64 buses are still diverting at light street and lombard because of the water main. number 36 and 51 bus are detoured from washington boulevard at monroe because of construction, along with the number 50 bus. the 16 bus is delayed. the artscape display will be cleaned up and everything looks good for metro and subway. i'm dave allen. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. after a cool weekend, temperatures will get back to closer to 90 this afternoon.
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71 at the airport. 69 in parkton. the dew points are running in the low 70's. we had a couple of sprinkles in some neighborhoods. generally a dry start on this monday morning in most areas. you can see some warm temperatures out in the west. mid to upper and 90's in chicago. that warm air is working its way to the east. it will be a slow process. as you change air mass, you can get some bumpy weather. we have some high, thin cloud cover and some disturbances with the sprinkles. most of the showers are on the other side of the mountains. that will come through later this morning and into this afternoon. we could see some scattered
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showers this afternoon and there could be some brief heavy rain. a mixture of sun and clouds. a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. the average high temperature is 87. high temperature on saturday was 69. the record was set last year at 102. southwest wind on the bay. tonight, partly cloudy skies and a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. temperatures in the 70's. walmart tomorrow, 93 with another chance -- warmer tomorrow, 93. we'll get rid of the humidity on wednesday and thursday. scattered showers and thunderstorms going into the
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beginning of the weekend. the temperature will be below 100 over the next seven days. >> the lazy days of summer do not exist for today's workforce. more than half of people check their e-mail while on vacation. people want to impress their bosses. pse recall of six power stri which pose a shock hazard. they sold for about $10. if you have one, stopped using it and returned to the store for a full refund. chris clackum has a change in
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consumer behavior. >> the boom in farmers' markets is still going. the main attraction being locally grown food has given us a new word. >> someone who tries to eat food within a 100 mile radius. >> experts blast about whether locally grown is in fact healthier. >> this is the healthier way to .at >> she says the real advantage with farmer's market is the opportunity to talk to the farmer or the rancher who raised the meat. >> you can ask questions about how it was produced and what the animals were fed. >> fresh food is more
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nutritious and customers find it tastier. >> pete freshets is usually -- >> which makes the sometimes higher price a bit easier to swallow. >> the manufacturing industry is looking to hire more workers in the baltimore area. ellen braitman joins us live with the bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> good morning. it doesn't look much lower today. percent.are down by a economic growth will slow even more and greece may not meet their bailout targets. stocks were down on friday. poverty may be on the rise here
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home. the official poverty rate like the rose to levels not seen in half a century. official government numbers are not do what until the fall. the manufacturing industry may have accounted for 20% of layoffs last month. some baltimore companies are looking to hire workers and jobs ranging from office assistance to the engineers. more teenagers are communicating on-line instead of driving. other makers still marketing the chevy sonic two teenagers because they are trying to for a bigger share.
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>> a lot of parents are worried about how they will pay for their kids' college tuitions. >> a lot of stress beginning when your kids are born. parents worry about having enough money. more coming up in the next hour. >> 5:22. michael phelps will compete in london to become the most accomplished athlete of all time. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what are you looking forward to most about the 2012 london olympics? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to u
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>> michael phelps looks to make history once again. >> he said london will be his final olympic games but he has a big task ahead of him. he can surpass the overall record of 18. his mother described more on the sunday show. >> three more medals and he will be the greatest olympian of all times. >> once everything has wrapped up, that is what it will have these women will love come to an end. >> you can watch michael phelps this saturday. >> you can watch every olympic moment here on wbal-tv.
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follow along as team usa goes for the gold. you can watch the olympics on each night at 7:30 right here on wbal. the latest on the shootings in colorado. what the president said to the community. >> the colorado massacre has many political leaders thinking about gun control laws. >> after a cool weekend, it will warm up again today. >> we will check your morning commute. we'll update you on some continued closures in the city. [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway:
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. today is a national hot dog day and i could be a hot dog now. >> the breakfast of champions. >> a little bacon on the hot dog. >> i go with chicago style. weather-wise, things are pretty quiet. we have a couple of sprinkles in some neighborhoods. you'll notice the heat and the humidity. we were barely out of the 60's on saturday. 96% relative humidity. scattered showers and thunderstorms with high temperatures back to where they should be, around 90. >> is it true way with a chicago
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hot dog you have to say da bears? >> no catches but mustard -- no ketchup but mustard. >> we have closures on light street. keep that in mind for the next couple of weeks. looking good in the parkville region. 65 traveling on the west side on 70. no problems in from 29. 10 minutes on southbound 29. eight minutes to travel south on 895 down to the harbor tunnel tolls. this is the harrisburg expressway. traffic in great shape at shawan road. a smooth ride as to switch over to 295.
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building volume in the southbound side. no official delay. we're getting close. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the world will have a chance to see the man accused of the worst mass murders in recent american history for the first time. >> james holmes will make his first appearance. we have the latest. >> more than 10,000 people gathered to honor the victims. >> millions of people are with us in helping to share our burden of grief at this moment. >> a sunday vigil to help heal. 12 are among the dead. a 6-year-old dead. two young men who died
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shielding their girlfriends from bullets. lives were cut short. the president talked privately with families of the victims. >> my main task was to serve as representative of the entire country and let them know that we're thinking about them at this moment and we will continue to think about them each and every day. >> the suspect, james holmes, today will be advised of his rights. this is the start of a legal process that will take months. >> we will convict him, yes. >> at issue is whether the death penalty will be chosen. evidence will include all was
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found inside the suspect's apartment. today the residents of the apartment building may be allowed to return. reporting from colorado. >> citizens and officials across the country are focusing once again on gun control laws. nadia ramdass joins us with what some of them are saying. >> many political leaders across the country are sounding off on the issue. authorities say james holmes bought the weapons used legally. that has opened the debate against gun control. some say this is a reminder to make weapons harder to get. restricting this one not a fact mass shootings.
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>> legislators should not be afraid of the nra. and should be steny get to say we'll be doing something. >> maryland's lieutenant governor said tragedies like the one in colorado are reasons to re-elect got lost run the country and especially here in maryland. maryland requires those purchasing a gun to show a reason to own one, which has been challenged in the court. brown said this is a good standard to follow. >> i don't think you'll ever be able to prevent someone from acquiring a gun lawfully and then going on and doing something unlawful. but applying standards like good and substantial will help filter out, i think, bad actors from owning and possessing guns. >> the suspected gunman in the colorado massacre bought the guns he allegedly used legally. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you.
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to read more about the shootings, you can visit our website, we will have continuing coverage throughout the day as the suspect appears in court for the first time. >> a man is accused of infecting at least 30 people in a hampshire with hepatitis c. officials say david kwiatkowski inject himself and refill the syringe is with saline that were later used on patients. worked at johns hopkins. hospitals will notify patients who might have been exposed for instructions for follow-up. the aids quilt started 25 years
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ago with a single panel. >> over the last 25 years, we have seen the " grow and change and it continues to grow and change. it mirrors out our history with the disease. >> it will be on display on the national mall through tomorrow. >> the rain held off for the final day on artscape. some people got a lesson on distracted driving, to show teenagers how dangerous it is to text and drive. >> absolutely. it was a good thing to have my daughter here. we get to see firsthand as well. >> i knew it was bad and i knew
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you could not be looking at the road and texting. i have seen people do it before. >> drivers under the age of 20 have the highest amount of distraction related car crashes. 5:37. 70 degrees on tv hill. finding a cure for cancer. >> details coming up. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what are you looking forward to most about the 2012 london olympics? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> volume is picking up around the area. we'll have an update on delaysue
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>> welcome back. 75 degrees downtown. we have some cloud cover and some sprinkles downtown. the humidity has gone up. otherwise, no trouble expected for the morning commute. temperatures are much cooler outside the city. 77 in annapolis. a mixture of sun and clouds. a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. warmer and more humid over the weekend with a high temperature near 90 this afternoon. >> the dangers of not following the doctor's orders. >> hiv patients may not be using
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medications to their full benefits. researchers took samples and found a number of people who suppress the virus was about 10% less than previously thought. not controlling of virus levels in the blood could increase the chance of spreading hiv. >> researchers are working on a personalized vaccine to cure cancer appeared the vaccine would make your body fight off cancer without using toxic drugs. it would alert the immune system to kill cancer cells. a vaccine is moving towards a clinical trials. >> 70 degrees on tv hill. keith mills will tell us if zach britton will continue a strong start.
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>> timing is everything, especially when you're looking for bargains. >> the heat bank makes its way
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bad as you travel around the area. we have some problems in the city with the closure of light street between baltimore and lombard. mount royal closures should be opening and about 20 minutes. we move well on the west side, at 59 as you travel down towards 95 in the southwest corner. 10 minute travel time down south to 32. five minutes on 95 south between the 895 split and the fort
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mchenry. here's a quick live look at traffic. moving well into town. a smooth start on 295. building volume southbound as you get closer to the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> the number 16 bus is delayed. number 36 and 51 diverting at washington boulevard and monroe. 1, 10, 64, and 120 buses are in diverting because of a closure on light street. i'm dave allen. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. a little bit of cloud cover to start the day. the biggest difference will be a jump in the temperatures. in the 60's on
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saturday. 70 in randallstown. the dew points are around 70, 71. the atmosphere is pretty much saturated. a pretty humid start for us. some sprinkles in some neighborhoods right now. nothing of any consequence. we will expand the view and you can see where temperatures out to the west. that hot air is trying to slide to the east. the leading edge is moving into the ohio valley. we could see a change in the weather. most of the cloud cover and a couple of sprinkles around baltimore. showers and thunderstorms are developing across portions of west virginia and ohio. that activity will increase in intensity as we move through the
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day today. for now, a mixture of sun and clouds. a chance for a shower this morning. maybe a thunderstorm this afternoon. lows in the upper 80's and manny's. the average high temperature is 87 degrees -- upper a's and low 90's.nd low high tide at fort mchenry at 10:04. partly cloudy skies tonight with a chance for a thunderstorm. the seven-day forecast -- a few degrees warmer tomorrow. a better chance for afternoon thunderstorms. a cold front will go through tuesday night. the humidity will go down on wednesday and thursday. another storm system into the beginning of the weekend.
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maybe some storms on friday. temperatures should stay at or below normal for the next seven days. >> thank you. are looking for a deal online? finding the cheapest price may depend on which day you buy it. >> for back it is adjusting her to life as a new mom. >> i went shopping for some baby clothes. i was looking for some value price and old navy ran a sale that was good on tuesday and wednesday. >> that is common. >> a shopper comes and have a store in mind and a search on our site and will receive a
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sales commission on anything they purchase. we keep a little bit of that and pass the rest to the shopper. >> rebecca started when she was planning her wedding. >> i got close to $1,000 from the site from going to the site and clicking. >> they track what the customer is shopping for and when. >> we had a hunch that prices fluctuate. we took this data and we found some cool trends. >> the best day to get a deal on consumer electronics is on a monday. >> shoppers are doing a little bit of window shopping over the weekend. retailers want to have their prices as low as possible.
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>> women are the main ones looking for jewelry online. >> wednesdays are the cheapest day to buy jewelry. >> sundaes are when a home appliance projects are of top of mine. retailers want to make sure their prices are great on sundays for those items. >> that was interesting. 5:50. >> the orioles will looking to crews into rate victory in cleveland but the game turned into a nail biter. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what are you looking forward to most about the 2012 london olympics? >> yeah. >> can i say "kicking" on tv?
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>> no problem. >> we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> good morning. my wish is the orioles make the playoffs. i wish i had a dollar for every time i heard this back in april when the orioles got off to a good start. wouldn't be nice when the ravens start training camp that the orioles are live for the playoffs. the orioles won their fifth straight in cleveland. nick markakis with a single. j.j. hardy with a home run. 2-0. zach britton made it stick. this ends the third inning. 2-0. bases loaded.
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carlos santana looking. luis ayala, ryan flaherty -- he had two home runs this weekend. wilson betemit, 438 feet. the orioles were up 4-0. a big deal in the ninth. the orioles scored three runs. sec britain gets his first win of the year -- zach britton gets his first win of the year. >> i wanted to pitch the way i knew i could pitch. i had to make good pitches. >> the process is good.
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they go for the sweep tonight in cleveland. they are six games back of the yankees. training camp begins for the ravens. then there is adam scott. he was cruising to a win in the british open when a loss. unbelievable. tiger woods on the sixth call. a triple bogey. that was the beginning of the end for tiger. up 3 with four to play. this was the biggest shot of the tournament. the false to eight under -- he falls to eight under. ernie els. number 7 team, the approach and the airmails it into the deep rough. another bogey.
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he and els are tied. painful to watch. ernie wels wins the british open. i was on the treadmill at the gym watching. >> hope you didn't hurt yourself. much of the country is experiencing drought conditions. >> these brides are not running from the heat or their grooms. a top prize for the top finishers. >> looking young is a point of pride. a less expensive option. wheeeeeeeeeeeee!
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